Welch was a co-founder of Infinera and serves today as EVP/chief strategy officer. Prior to Infinera, he held senior positions at SDL and JDS Uniphase. He also has more than 80 patents and some 300 technical articles to his name. CAPTION: Welch
Hooshmand joined the Infinera board last year and has more than two decades of experience in optical transport, routing, access, and related technologies. He was president and CEO of Applied Micro Circuits from 2005 to 2009. Before that, he held a number of senior positions at Cisco Systems.